The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 22, 1968 · Page 27
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 27

Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, September 22, 1968
Page 27
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I'AGK 5 Brazorlfi County, TIIK HHA/.OSPOliT FACTS, Froannrt, Tnxas, Sunday, Sept., 22, 1908 LJ gefs spacious Posf Office I.AKK JACKSON - T ho now anil spacious brick, Ircf- shaded, l.ako ,lnt:kson Post Office Is a big step up from Hit) original one-man office located on N. Parking Place. In what Is now known as Carriage. Square. In fact, It Is a big Improvement over llichiilWIni! that has served tin- city since 19D-1, Tin 1 original l>osl office was started on Nov. 15,1043, shortly after lhu city was organized, and has Brown In leaps and bounds over since, Miss An-• nettu Greer, tin? city's first and only postmaster, ro|x>rtod. From the one-man of f Ice, handlod by Miss Greer, the Post Office has expanded to a present operation Involving a total of 20 employees. The new building has seemed 1 AKi. !c,r..i:' JACK-'- ri-ntiiir extra space. 'A Ull (III- i|oWlltoWII • •A imiMimi'sarchitecture Mlltl, plantation thelne 111 like a luxury to these employees who were cramped Into the older quarters with only 2,000 square feet of space. The new building has 7,000 feet of floor space and even features a lunch room for the employees and large storage room. ''For the first time in years, we'll have enough space to handle the Christmas mall," Miss Greor pointed out. The office has had to rent additional space for a numlwr of years (o handle the workload. One of the biggest Improvements in the new building, according to Miss Grf-er, is the space now available for the carriers to be able to store their packs and to have room to separate and sort their mail. This was cjulle a ohore In our smaller quarters, she said. The new building also has (lie advantage of providing more parking space for customers and a large dock area for postal trucks in the rear of I lie building. The Post Office has a niiiii- bt-r of employees who have worked there (or over lOyears. They are: Fred Korenek, assistant postmaster; Curtis Alford, clerk; James Manlord. foreman of mall; Jark Havel, Lloyd Klrby, Carl Ponton and Norman Easter, carriers. MAYOH .JACK HEID takes his turn at the speaker's stand during the dedication ceremonies for (he new Lake Jackson Post Office. Brazosport Chamber of Commerce Vice President H. K. F ranklin. seated at rlcht. keeps up with the program since he's the emcee. Sen. Ralph Yarixjrough and Cong. John Young were the main speakers. We measure our Progress with satisfied customers CLYOI oiEjrc KE I13A P-ARKINO WAT LAKfc JACKSON, TCXA1 .^•n-in-ii- Danbury elects new PTA officers DAMJI'HY - .lesst- Schaef- f<;r! hiMilttic !>:inliury I'ar- ••iit-Ti'ii<:her Association lor I 00b-00. KK |iresidellt..Srtiaef- d-r, Yoculional ur.rlcuHuri' ad visor, will succi-i-d Mrs. Harold H. Mink, •*)"< ha.s si-rvt-1 •' year ;is PTA prcsidi'iit. fitlwr Hi.--* IS08-C3 PTA of- !iM-rs iin-liid.- Mrs. i-.dOaiilfl, llrst viri- president and pro- iraMi rhuinnali; Mrs. J(»: S>-- bi-.slji. S"ci,|jr! vice president and 'inrMilvrshlp chalr:nun; '.!rs. v.. Ii. Jullt-y, trt-asur- '•r; .'.;rs. Harold llii:nbcr. si.-c- ri'Ury; Mrs. Archie Mij.ssrc c o r r <• s I'o nil i n K .serretary; Mrs. ijarland Plummer, historian; and Mrs. Mink, parli- :i;ent:irian. The active PTA organization takes part and helps promote many projects In the community. Brewer Danbury CC president IMNHUJY--i:<OH-i;:i Chamber of Commerce? officers in- cludc I-.. I.. Brewer, president. Brewer succeeded !<. K. lirit- taln. wl.n had headed the croup since its organization. other new officers for 100800 include Leo Fief and \V. K. Patterson, Jr. vice presi- dents; Jolimr. llatthorn, treasurer; and Carlos Simpson, secretar;,. Simpson, Patterson and llat- thorn were also reelected to three->ear director terms in a mall ballot system, with all Chamber nieiiil.'ers having an opl>ortunity to vote. Burney G .ake Jackson, Texas McManus Phi I lips 65 Lake Jackson, Texas Williams Motor Parts Freeport, Texas Wilkes Auto Service Freeporf, Texas Brazosporf Tire Co. Clute, Texas Brov^n s Auto Service Clute, Texas Chris 1 Radiator Shop Clufe, Texas Greer & Son Auto Salvage Clute, Texas GROWING WITH BRAZOSPORT Besf Way Garage Lake Jackson, Texas Ramsey's Shell & Auto Service Freeport, Texas Sherbrook Car Care Clure, Texas Ermis Auto Service Freeport, Texas Johnson Motor Co. Freeport, Texas Nesmith Phillips 66 & Garage Freeport, Texas Runkel's Auto BodyShop Clute, Texas Havlicks Auto Service Clute, Texas J . D.'s Auto Frame Alignemen)- Clute, Texas J, & R. Auto Service Clute, Texas Brazosport Chapter Independent Garagemen's Association of Texas t CONGRATULATIONS BRAZOSPORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND TO THE PEOPLE OF THE AREA ON THE NEW BESS BRANNEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LAKE JACKSON BRAZOSWOOD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLUTE ADDITIONS TO FREEPORT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL FREEPORT SPAW-GLASS INC GENERAL CONTRACTOR HOUSTON

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